This is to help me with my senior project in Japanese coming up this term. I would really appreciate it if everyone could fill this survey out for me.
1. How old are you?
2. What gender are you?
3. At what age did you become interested in Japanese culture?
4. What specific area of Japanese culture did you first become interested in (anime, martial arts, etc)?
5. How and when did you first learn of this particular aspect of Japanese culture?
6. What interested you about this particular aspect of Japanese culture?
7. Are you still interested in this particular aspect of Japanese culture?
8. Did this interest lead you to finding more aspects of Japanese culture that you found interesting?
9. What were these aspects?
10. How did you discover them?
11. What about them interested you the most?
12. Why were you interested?
13. Is there a common thread linking any of your interests together (i.e. I watched an anime with a catgirl in it and then I became interested in Japanese cat breeds, etc)?
14. Have you pursued any of your interests in a higher education environment?
15. Has your interest prompted you to study the language?
16. Have you gotten others interested in the culture?
17. By what avenue did you introduce them to the culture?
18. Has your interest led you to explore other east asian cultures?
19. How so?